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City Plaza Hotel

City Plaza Hotel

A Short film by Anna Paula Hönig, Violeta Paus

Produced by Triade Films

Production year : 2019


    Zhenos lives with her sisters in a hotel occupied and run by refugees in the center of Athens. She is only eleven years old, but she has already lived through horrific experiences, having escaped with her family from the armed conflict in Afghanistan. Now far from their home, they try to build a new life, learn the language of a strange country, in constant fear of being evicted. Zhenos lives one day at a time in this hotel with it endless corridors, her memories of war still fresh in her mind, filling her dreams and often turning into nightmares.


    Production and distribution

    Executive Producer :

    Triade Films

    Photos (2)

    Full credits (8)

    Executive Producer :

    Martin Berléand

    Production Manager :

    Martin Berléand

    Music Composer :

    Damian Tetelbaum

    Sound mixer :

    Florencia González Rogani

    Director of Photography :

    Boris​ Münger

    Editors :

    Damian Tetelbaum, Violeta Paus

    Visual effects :

    Lola Avigliano

    Participant :

    Zhenos Persad

    Technical details

    Short film

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    Sub-genre :

    Auteur documentary, Portrait

    Themes :

    Adolescence, Exile, Exodus, Minorities

    Production language :

    English, Farsi

    Coproducer countries :

    France, Germany, Chile

    Original French-language productions :


    Nationality :

    Majority French (France, Germany, Chile)

    Production year :


    Runtime :

    14 min

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    Audio format :

    Dolby 5.1

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